- 2013 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, General (Adult Fiction)
Jack and Ian Hollister, English brothers with contrasting ideologies, make a perilous Atlantic crossing from Great Britain to Boston at the beginning of the American Revolution. Experience shipwreck on the coast of Maine, attack by Redcoats, rescue by pirates, and separation. Jack fights in the Battle of Machias, the first naval battle of the American Revolution. Ian is impressed into the Royal Navy.